Can GTA V win Billion Dollar Battle?, as sales of next CoD expected to be down from Black Ops 2
- By Sehran Shaikh
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The drop in sales forecast of next Call of Duty in 2013 was expected and finally it has happened. Activision has stated that they expect upcoming Call of Duty in 2013 will not perform as well as previously released Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.
During a recent investor call, Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg stated, "For Call of Duty, consistent with our past practices, we are planning for the mainline release in Q4 to be down versus 2012"
Eric Hirshberg further went on to revealed the reason behind the decline in sales forecast of next Call of Duty game in 2013, "challenged global economy" and "the ongoing console transition,"
He further added, "For 2013 on the Activision Publishing side, there is increased volatility this year due to the ongoing console transition, which makes predicting the future more challenging than in normal years in the cycle."
So it seems like in 2013 "The Billion Dollar" battle will be between GTA V and Call of Duty 10, according to you guys which game will sell more?. Let us know your views in the comment section below.